Memory problems

Many people, particularly as they get older, have concerns about short-term memory problems: going to another room to do something and then forgetting why you’re...
The evidence that diet, physical exercise, and mental stimulation all help prevent age-related cognitive decline and reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment
There is a very common form of forgetfulness that is not really a failure of memory. When we get in our car to drive to place A and find ourselves instead on the road to the more...
Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Will memorizing lists and speeches improve my memory? I've read that people only use 10% of their brain. Is this true? I seem to have more...
A very common situation today, which is probably responsible for a great deal of modern anxiety about failing memory, is that where we're required to “...
People are poor at assessing their own memory One thing research seems to show rather consistently is that, for older adults in particular, beliefs about one's own memory...
What do we mean by word-finding problems? Here are some examples:
We all know that lack of sleep makes us more prone to attentional failures, more likely to make mistakes, makes new information harder to learn, old information harder to...
Most cognitive processes decline with age It does appear that most component processes of cognition decline with advanced age if the difficulty level is sufficiently...
Have you ever been driving a car and suddenly you’re not sure what to do? You’re traveling along in usual automatic fashion and there comes a...

Alzheimer's & other dementias

Movement with Meaning: A Multisensory Program for Individuals in Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease